Singer Billy Idol has revealed he still struggles with drug addiction.

The White Wedding hitmaker has cut down his use of narcotics dramatically, but admits he still uses drugs.

He tells the New York Daily News, "I'm not sober. I'm certainly not sober. (I've) put the drugs a bit on the back burner and I don't overdo it."

Idol details his drug use in new memoir Dancing With Myself and he wants to let fans know that he struggles with his demons and addictions just like many other people.

He continues, "I'm the protagonist of my own book, but I'm not the hero. Like all of us, I'm just someone struggling through."

In addition to the memoir, Idol is gearing up to release his first album in a decade later this month (Oct14).